To be successful in today’s competitive business world, one has to constantly innovate, constantly find new and better ways to do things. This episode features an interview with "innovation catalyst" Thomas J. Buckholtz, who has worked with companies large and small, and also governmental agencies, pioneering new technologies, helping employees become more innovative and more personally effective, and saving hundreds of millions of dollars in the process. He’s the author of a book called “Create Crucial Insight” which explains his system for catalyzing innovation. Another of his books is called “Information Proficiency,” which describes how to use the new information technology to be more successful in business. He also has a PhD in physics from the University of California Berkeley with undergraduate work at Caltech, and is the author of a book tackling some of the hardest questions in modern physics. Martin Wasserman hosts.
Divided into 3 shorter segments
Segment 1 Tom Buckholtz discusses ways to make companies more innovative
Segment 2 Tom explains some of the obstacles to innovation and how to overcome them
Segment 3 Tom talks about the role of modern information technology in fostering innovation